Forsyth County Criminal Lawyers

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Howard J. Weintraub
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience

Howard Weintraub is a criminal defense attorney with decades of experience dealing with criminal defense cases. Contact him at the Law office of Howard J. Weintraub today! Read More »
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William C. Head
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience

UGA,1973, with honors. UGA School of Law, 1976. Personal injury and criminal defense litigation practice, best attorney ratings. Top lawyer ratings with Martindale-Best Lawyers-Super Lawyers. Trial lawyer for 43 years.... Read More »
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Janice Fabiana Alfred
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a free consultation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Atlanta. I will fight for you and your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Richard A. Grossman
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Protect Your Rights, Protect Your Reputation, Protect Your Job

Richard A. Grossman is an experienced Atlanta Criminal Defense Attorney. He is committed to zealous representation for federal and state criminal defense cases, with particular expertise in drug offenses. Attorney... Read More »
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AJ Richman
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney
(678) 829-2826 213 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Cumming, GA 30040
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Florida State University College of Law
As a member of the Georgia Bar, AJ Richman has handled thousands of cases including DUI, BUI, underage drinking, drugs, domestic violence, and probation violations. Mr. Richman’s high courtroom success is attributed to his in-depth knowledge of the law and exhaustive approach to investigating cases. Prior to representing those accused of committing crimes, Mr. Richman was a felony and misdemeanor prosecutor for the State of Georgia. With a certification in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and DUI detection from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), while working for the State, Mr. Richman was chosen to instruct Forsyth and Lumpkin County police...
Mr. Vic Wiegand Esq.
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(770) 886-4646 327 Dahlonega St
Suite 1600
Cumming, GA 30040
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
We understand that being accused of a crime can be stressful and you have important questions. We can provide easily understandable answers at this critical time.

Through years of experience handling complex and demanding criminal cases, Vic Wiegand has gained a reputation for getting results.

We stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and fight for their rights. A tough minded and determined litigator.
E. Logan Butler
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(770) 889-0846 213 Kelly Mill Road
Cumming, GA 30040
Offers Video ChatCriminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Logan Butler is a founding partner of the firm Patterson Moore Butler, LLC. Mr. Butler’s practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, employment law and a highly specialized local government practice assisting Sheriffs and other law enforcement agencies with their legal needs. He has extensive experience defending all major felonies, drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, family violence, juvenile offenses and all other misdemeanor and felony offenses. Mr. Butler has previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit (Barrow, Jackson and Banks counties) and the Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit (Forsyth County). As a prosecutor, Mr. Butler...
Evan A. Watson
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(770) 887-3720 351-A Dahlonega St.
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Charleston School of Law
Evan Watson is a criminal defense trial lawyer specializing in DUI, drug, and theft offenses. In his 8 years as a member of the Georgia Bar, Evan has represented hundreds of clients successfully in the Municipal, State and Superior Courts throughout Georgia.
John Q. Vaughan
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(470) 239-8837 2450 Atlanta Hwy
Ste. 1802
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
John Q. Vaughan, Sr. attended the University of Southern Mississippi, where he graduated with honors. Early in his career, John was a highly successful businessman, being internally promoted within the corporate world to an executive position at a young age. Although John had this early success, he longed to pursue his lifelong goal of becoming an attorney. He picked up his family, moved to Georgia, and a few short years later, he graduated from John Marshall Law School with his Juris Doctorate. As a result of his business acumen and relationships with clients, he was offered a partnership with a...
Marc Neil Cunat
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(770) 889-6262 285 Elm St
Suite 302
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal and DUI
University of Dayton (OH)
Mitchell Matthew McKinney
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(770) 889-3653 327 Dahlonega Street
Suite 1701-A
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Alabama School of Law
Miles W. Rich
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(770) 642-1444 1850 Baldridge Marina Road, Slip N-33
Cumming, GA 30041
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Miles W. Rich, a Cum Laude graduate of Georgia State University's College of Law has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia and Federal Bar and has been serving clients in Metro Atlanta since 1995. Prior to that Miles enjoyed careers in sales and marketing, as well as finance and accounting. Born in Davenport, Iowa in 1951, earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in 1972 and spent the next 9 plus years in the food industry. In 1983, he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Southern Methodist University,and spent the...
Brian Allen Hansford
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(770) 781-4100 202 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, Divorce and Family
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Bert Edward Barker
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(770) 886-8855 327 Dahlonega St.
Suite 1600
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, Appeals, Divorce and Family
Woodrow Wilson Col.of Law
Nicola Cummings
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in all types of criminal cases.

I’m an experienced Georgia criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
Tracy S. Reeves Jr.
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a consultation!

I’m an experienced Georgia criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will fight to protect your rights throughout your case. Read More »
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Jacob Stidham
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Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer
(770) 887-1209 309 Pirkle Ferry Road, Building F
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(678) 455-7150 105 Pilgrim Village Dr
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Georgia
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(770) 781-2145 100 W Courthouse Square
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal
North Carolina Central
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(770) 887-3188 110 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Atlanta Law School
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(770) 886-9992 2450 Atlanta Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, Business and Personal Injury
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(770) 887-0400 302 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Widener University
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(770) 887-7761 112 N Main St
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and DUI
University of Georgia
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(678) 522-3605 327 Dahlonega Street Suite 1600
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal
Tulane University-LA
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(770) 889-2522 309 Pirkle Ferry Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal and DUI
Atlanta Law School
Forsyth County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(770) 205-0640 327 Dahlonega St
Cumming, GA 30040
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Thomas M. Cooley L.S.(MI)
David S West
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Georgia Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience

With more than 20 years experience as one of metro Atlanta's premier criminal defense lawyers, David S. West has been recognized throughout Georgia and the southeast for his success defending difficult and high-profile... Read More »
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Adam Brown
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer

Adam loves a challenge. There are a number of people who have Adam to thank for saving their careers after obtaining a NOT GUILTY verdict at trial, including military officers with Top Secret clearances, commercial... Read More »
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Jessica Hall
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&AResponsive Law
Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(770) 731-8083 2085 Wilkie Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Jessica graduated from law school and passed the bar in 2010 and served as the staff attorney for the State Court Judges of Cherokee County until she opened up her own practice in Canton, Georgia in 2012. Jessica was an active law student, serving as a student bar representative, Moot Court Board member, and President as well as national competitor, her passion for the law and helping others shown in all that she did. As a practitioner, her passion for helping individuals and families remains and behind all of her work is her genuine concern for...
Donald Turner
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(770) 594-1777 1160 Grimes Bridge Rd
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Roswell, GA 30075
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Woodrow Wilson College of Law
Don has been practicing law for over 40 years. During that time, he has built extensive relationships within the legal communities throughout northern Georgia. He has successfully defended thousands of clients facing criminal charges, including trying hundreds of cases in municipal, state, superior, and federal court systems.

Don is a Founding Member of the National Academy of Motorcycle Injury Lawyers, the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and the Top 25 Auto Accident Trial Lawyers Association. He has won millions of dollars for clients injured in accidents and survivors in wrongful death cases.

Don is also a Founding Member of the National College for...
Larry Kohn
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(770) 629-9614 1001 Cambridge Square
Suite B
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Best Lawyers in America for DUI Defense, 2018 and 2019. Super Lawyers Top-Rated DUI, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney. Emory Undergraduate Degree, and Georgia State Law School Juris Doctor degree, high honors, in 1998. Extensive experience with the top DUI lawyer in America, Bubba Head. If arrested for DUI in Georgia, our Atlanta DUI lawyers can assist you. Regular seminar speaker on DUI-DWI. NHTSA DUI standardized field sobriety test instructor. Trained on GA DUI test machine, Intoxilyzer 9000. Legal book author on DUI law and probable cause to arrest for DUI. Partner and DUI attorney Cory Yager is an...
Patrick John McDonough
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Gwinnett County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 822-0900 One Sugarloaf Centre Suite 4000
1960 Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30097
Criminal and DUI
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Patrick J. McDonough leads the criminal defense division for Andersen, Tate & Carr, and is among the most sought after criminal defense attorneys in the state of Georgia. He has received national attention from the news media, and has been featured in leading publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, AJC and Forbes. His criminal practice includes both state and federal white-collar and general criminal defense. Yet, his primary focus is helping the average citizen who has gotten caught up in the system from a kid shoplifting to a DUI.

Before earning his reputation as a criminal...
Trinity Marie Hundredmark
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Gwinnett County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(770) 822-0900 One Sugarloaf Centre Suite 4000
1960 Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA 30097
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
The University of Georgia School of Law and Stetson University
Trinity Hundredmark heads the domestic relations division for Andersen, Tate, & Carr, P.C., while also working within the criminal practice division. She is considered a leader in the southeast in both family and criminal law related matters, and can often be seen in the news media, offering her legal insight on cases in the National spotlight.

Trinity leaves no room for error in her criminal law practice, ensuring the best possible outcome for her clients. She has attained certifications in Georgia for both DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, and is considered by her peers to be a true trial...
Richard Ryczek Jr
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Gwinnett County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(678) 376-5541 Buford Hwy,
Duluth, GA 30096
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Georgia State University College of Law
Awarded among the top 100 lawyers in Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers and Top 100 Super Lawyer as published in Atlanta Magazine, Rick has earned the reputation for being among the best DUI lawyers not only in Gwinnett County, but anywhere in Georgia. He earned this reputation as a top lawyer by fearlessly defending difficult DUI cases. He was also awarded The Most Amazing Winning Streak (2011), DUI Lawyer of the Year (2009) and the Most Amazing verdict of Acquittal by the Georgia DODD group. Rick Ryczek tirelessly defends those accused of DUI, and challenges himself...
Melanie Ellwanger
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(404) 803-3105 205 Norcross St.
Roswell, GA 30075
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Arkansas School of Law
Melanie is a results-driven DUI and criminal defense attorney. Her unique experience as a prosecutor, defense attorney and judicial candidate have provided her the knowledge and insight to contest her clients’ cases aggressively.
While in private practice, she is honored to have been recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star, one of the legal profession’s top achievements. By anonymous votes of Georgia lawyers, she was recognized for her legal work in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions of Georgia Super Lawyers magazine. The Rising Star award is reserved for attorneys under the...
William S. Hardman Jr.
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(770) 530-1164 210 Washington Street, N.W.
Suite 104
Gainesville, GA 30501
Free ConsultationHall County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Bill Hardman is a trial lawyer and founder at William S. Hardman, Jr., P.C. He represents clients across the State of Georgia who have been accused of DUI, drug possession, probation revocation and traffic offenses. His primary focus is representing clients charged with DUI. Bill has been a member of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense lawyers since 2013. He has also been a member of the National College of DUI Defense since 2014. In 2014, he was selected to attend and completed the Bill Daniel Trial Advocacy Program under the direction of some of the...
Thomas C. Rowsey
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(770) 993-5317 295 W Crossville Rd
Bldg 100, #110
Roswell, GA 30075
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
The University of Georgia School of Law
Mr. Rowsey’s practice focuses on family law, divorce, criminal defense and personal injury law. With over 25 years of experience serving clients in Georgia, his ability to successfully handle various legal matters has earned him an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating conferred by this nationally recognized and respected directory of lawyers and law firms, and is based upon direct feedback from legal professionals. His recognition not only reflects competence with regard to astute legal skills, but also speaks to his client communication and ethical standards as well.
Olga Izmaylova
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(404) 793-7773 1875 Old Alabama Road
Suite 760
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Miami School of Law
I specialize in criminal defense. I have never practiced any other type of law and, honestly, I don’t think I ever will. My mom always tells me that ever since I was young, I hated seeing anyone being picked on and I would immediately jump to their defense. My disdain for bullies has turned into my passion for protecting people’s rights and fighting for justice. Regardless of guilt or innocence, in my opinion, each person deserves to be treated with decency and respect. Nothing is more upsetting to me than watching prosecutors take advantage of vulnerable people. Which is why...
Jason Swindle
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Criminal Defense, Which Includes DUI, is all I Do.

I have totally dedicated my practice to criminal defense because of my passion for excellence in helping others. I am honored to be named as the only Super Lawyer in criminal defense in many west Georgia counties. Read More »
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Thomas C. Nagel
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Georgia State University College of Law and University of GeorgiaGeorgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and United States District Court – Northern District
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Michael D. Barber Jr.
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(404) 445-8494 1755 North Brown Road
Suite 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Free ConsultationGwinnett County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
My training as both a prosecutor and defense attorney gives me the ability to know what the other side is thinking and better defend DUI cases. Working for my family law firm familiarized me with civil law but making a foray into criminal law with the City of Atlanta Municipal Court led to my true passion in criminal law specifically DUI, drug and traffic cases.

I have been invited by other county prosecutors to be a guest instructor for DUI instruction courses at both the Georgia Public Safety and Training Center and various county locations. I also had the opportunity...
Robert Booker
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Gwinnett County, GA Criminal Law Attorney
(888) 393-8279 1670 McKendree Church Road
#300b
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Barry University
Have you been charged with a crime in the Gwinnett County, GA area? For criminal law matters such as DUI, assault, battery, manslaughter, domestic violence, or theft crimes; a Lawrenceville criminal defense attorney can represent your case and fight for your rights. For the best criminal defense team with high qualifications and a vast amount of experience, our attorneys can give you the best legal advice and guide you through this stressful time in your life. For criminal offenses such as drug possession or trespassing, Robert L. Booker can help, give us a call today!
Sadeer Sabbak
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(404) 793-7773 1875 Old Alabama Rd.
Suite 760
Roswell, GA 30076
Free ConsultationFulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
New England Law | Boston
I am a pure criminal defense attorney and I take great pride in that fact. Even before law school, my goal was to become one of the best criminal defense attorneys of my time. I realized that goal was achievable the very first time I stepped into a courtroom because advocating for my client gave me a true sense of purpose. Since then, my passion for helping people and defending them against the government continues to grow every day. To me, standing up for a person, who is being prosecuted by the government, is the most honorable act. I truly...
Jessica Ruth Towne
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Gwinnett County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(770) 338-2338 1755 North Brown Rd
Ste 200
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Criminal and DUI
University of Georgia
Jessica Towne is a respected attorney and former Gwinnett County prosecutor. She is the author of the books "How to Choose a Georgia DUI Lawyer" and "What You Should Know About Georgia DUI Laws." During her twenty-plus-year legal career, she has given dozens of lectures on constitutional law, trial practice, and the admissibility of scientific evidence in court. She is a member of many legal societies, and as served as President of both the Gwinnett County Bar Association and the Criminal Defense Section of Gwinnett County Bar Association, and as the Vice President of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense...
Mr. Eric A. Ballinger
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(770) 479-2020 151 West Main Street
Suite 302
Canton, GA 30114
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School and Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Prior to attending law school, I served in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer. I served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader, Instructor, Battalion Staff Officer and an Infantry Rifle Company Commander. I began practicing law in Canton, Georgia in 1993. After obtaining a Master of Laws concentrating in litigation, I logged several thousand hours in the courtroom developing a practice in domestic relations, criminal law and commercial litigation. In 2007 I was certified as a mediator, using my years of courtroom experience coupled with alternative dispute resolution training to help people resolve...
Richard S. Lawson
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Dawson County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(770) 536-3732 131 Prominence Court
Suite 110
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Criminal and DUI
Emory University School of Law and Wayne State University Law School
Atlanta DUI Attorney Richard S. Lawson has dedicated his professional career to protecting the rights, freedoms, and futures of individuals charged with driving under the influence (DUI). With nearly two decades of experience, Mr. Lawson is capable of handling the full range of DUI charges, including challenging allegations involving multiple DUIs, felony DUIs, and underage DUIs. His insight as a former DUI prosecutor allows him to understand the “other side,” and has proven to be a driving force behind his ability to resolve nearly 5,000 DUI cases. If you or your loved one is charged with a DUI in Atlanta...
Daniel Wayne Mitnick
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(770) 408-7000 3180 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
John Marshall L.S. (Atlanta)
The Law Offices of Daniel W. Mitnick & Associates, P.C. is a Georgia law firm devoted to providing clients with personalized attention and legal counsel they can trust. Attorney Daniel W. Mitnick received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1993 from John Marshall Law School, and his Master of Laws degree in 1994 from Atlanta Law School. He is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, and is also admitted to practice law in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, and the U. S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit. Attorney Jared L. Mitnick received his...
Kristal Alise Holmes
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Fulton County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(678) 506-1173 6465 East Johns Crossing, Ste. 125
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Emory University School of Law
Kristal earned her B.A. from Spelman College, majoring in political science graduating magna cum laude, and she earned her Doctor of Law from law at Emory University. After graduating from law school, Kristal served as a law clerk for The Honorable Lenwood A. Jackson and served as a prosecuting attorney for a number of years, and later entered into private practice. Kristal has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of cases including criminal defense, traffic defense, and family law cases.

Kristal has over 18 years’ experience in handling traffic matters as she has previously served a traffic court prosecutor...
Merlinus Goodman Monroe
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Hall County, GA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(678) 943-3532 Post Office Box 365
Dahlonega, GA 30501
Criminal, Appeals and Family
Tulane University-LA
On the morning of July 3, 2003, I was driving to cover Court for another attorney during a tropical storm, when I was blown off the road by the intense rain and high winds. I was informed by a third party whose judgment and observation I trust that my estimation of time during that period was very wrong. I spent a short time in a medically-induced coma, followed by about three weeks of being unconscious. The accident left me paralyzed on my right side, and I spent approximately four to five months after I awoke re-learning...
Jeffrey Mark Heller
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Cherokee County, GA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(770) 345-1130 151 W. Main Street
#304
Canton, GA 30114
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy and Social Security Disability
Memphis State University
Christine Koehler
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Georgia Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

Christine Koehler is the lawyer that other lawyers hire when they need legal assistance. Christine has been practicing law for 22 years. At the beginning of her career she focused solely on criminal, DUI and traffic... Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.

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